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Last updated: 8 December 2021
Datum:Donnerstag 28 Januar 1999
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic MD82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82 (MD-82)
Kennzeichen: I-DAVN
Werknummer: 49435/1504
Baujahr: 1988
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-217C
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 78
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 84
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Catania-Fontanarossa Airport (CTA) (   Italien)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Napoli Airport (NAP/LIRN), Italien
Flug nach:Catania-Fontanarossa Airport (CTA/LICC), Italien
During the last 100 feet of the descent, MD-82 "Volterra" encountered windshear. The pilot advanced the throttles and tried to go around. The aircraft however continued to descend until it landed hard. The left main gear collapsed.

» Flight International 25-31 January 2000
» Gianpiero Meazza
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photo of MD-82-I-DAVN
accident date: 28-01-1999
type: McDonnell Douglas MD-82
registration: I-DAVN

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Napoli Airport to Catania-Fontanarossa Airport as the crow flies is 383 km (240 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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